on this day

“I don’t think I ever understood Hollywood” “I don’t think I ever understood Hollywood”

Born on this day in 1923 actress Gloria Grahame.

on November 28, 2020 at 8:00 AM
So get in it, begin it! So get in it, begin it!

On this day in 1937 the International Ladies Garment Workers Union presented the union-themed musical revue, Pins and Needles.

on November 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Thanks anyway Thanks anyway

Happy Thanksgiving to the US contingent of the cher public!

on November 26, 2020 at 8:00 AM
“I am yesterday, and today, and tomorrow” “I am yesterday, and today, and tomorrow”

Born on this day in 1900 actress and politician Helen Gahagan Douglas.

on November 25, 2020 at 11:47 AM
Singing is a form of admitting that I’m alive Singing is a form of admitting that I’m alive

Born on this day in 1927 tenor Alfredo Kraus.

on November 24, 2020 at 1:40 AM
Prince of the music hall Prince of the music hall

Born on this day in 1892 artist and designer Erté (né Romain de Tirtoff).

on November 23, 2020 at 1:15 AM
“Well, who doesn’t play neurotic women?” “Well, who doesn’t play neurotic women?”

Born on this day in 1924 actress Geraldine Page.

on November 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Good authors too Good authors too

On this day in 1934, Anything Goes, with words and music by Cole Porter, opened at the Alvin Theatre to run 420 performances.

on November 21, 2020 at 12:08 PM
“Curiosity is a great antidote to fear” “Curiosity is a great antidote to fear”

Happy 78th birthday to composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker and choreographer Meredith Monk.

on November 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Quiet please, there’s a lady on stage Quiet please, there’s a lady on stage

On this day in 1962 soprano Régine Crespin made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Marschallin. Mezzo Hertha Töpper debuted as Octavian and Lotte Lehmann was stage director.

on November 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Lighter than air Lighter than air

Born on this day in 1882 soprano Amelita Galli-Curci.

on November 18, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Loves me like a Rock Loves me like a Rock

Born on this day in 1925 actor Rock Hudson.

on November 17, 2020 at 10:56 AM
An occidental woman in an oriental mood of love An occidental woman in an oriental mood of love

On this day in 1926 the Metropolitan Opera presented the US premiere of Puccini’s Turandot.

on November 16, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Where do I begin? Where do I begin?

On this day in 1918 soprano Rosa Ponselle made her Metropolitan Opera debut (and her first appearance in opera anywhere) as Leonora.

on November 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM